Two For One

November 30, 2010 at 5:17 am | Posted in lighting | 11 Comments
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Months ago I bought this gold light fixture from the Salvation Army, they have hundreds of them.  I think I paid three or four bucks for it,  I don’t really remember, I just remember it was cheap.

 

At first I thought I was going to use it in my foyer and decided to paint it black.

After I finished I decided it looked like a brass outdated light fixture painted black!

I don’t like to admit defeat so decided to sit the project aside until I could come up with something.  Well I came up with 2 ideas.

I took the lamp apart and used the glass dome and put some special flowers inside of it.

 

 

Then I used the inside of the lamp, placed a lampshade (with a little trim, duh!) over it and voila a new updated light fixture!!

I told you I don’t give up!!

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  1. What a fantastic use for both pieces. Using the “guts” with a lampshade was GENIUS!

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  2. Oh wow! These are wonderful! That’s definitely not giving up! Both uses are amazing! I’m really lovin’ the white shade over the lights!!!!’

    First time visiting from Pam’s MM!!!! So nice to meet you!

    ~Kolein

    • Thanks Kolein, I hope you’ll come back again!!

  3. I love this light fixture. I did one of the same things in my Green Toile Guest Bedroom. It’s it so fun and easy?! Terry

  4. Two projects, indeed, became better than one! They’re both great.

    Thanks for linking to my party. I look forward to having you join me each week.

    Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage
    http://thebrambleberrycottage.blogspot.com

  5. I love it when things just fall into place. The light is tres chic!

  6. You’re so clever, great repurposing!

    Happy VTT,
    Sally

  7. You certainly used your creative mind on these projects. They both look very nice.

  8. Great repurposing! Very clever, thanks for sharing.

  9. I love that you made two things out of this! Thanks for sharing over at Tuesday Tell All.

  10. I love the two projects for the price of one! They both turned out great. Thanks for linking up to Topsy Turvy Tuesdays!


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